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The Aeronauts (2019)

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Releases December 6, 2019
Pilot Amelia Wren (Felicity Jones) and scientist James Glaisher (Eddie Redmayne) find themselves in an epic fight for survival while attempting to make discoveries in a hot air balloon.

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Tom Harper

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Tom Harper (story by), Jack Thorne (story by) | 1 more credit »
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Felicity Jones Says She Plays a 'Wildcat' in 'Aeronauts'

Felicity Jones shares why she loved playing hot air balloon pilot Amelia Wren in The Aeronauts, then she and co-star Eddie Redmayne recall some of the most exciting on-set moments.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Felicity Jones ... Amelia Wren
Eddie Redmayne ... James Glaisher
Himesh Patel ... John Trew
Phoebe Fox ... Antonia
Anne Reid ... Ethel Glaisher
Tim McInnerny ... Airy
Vincent Perez ... Pierre Rennes
Rebecca Front ... Aunt Frances
Tom Courtenay ... Arthur Glaisher
Robert Glenister ... Ned Chambers
Kamil Lemieszewski ... Scientist of Royal Society
Lewin Lloyd Lewin Lloyd ... Charlie
Julian Ferro ... Peddler
Gianni Calchetti ... Royal Society Member (as Gian Kalch)
Thomas Arnold Thomas Arnold ... Charles Green
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Storyline

In 1862, daredevil balloon pilot Amelia Wren (Felicity Jones) teams up with pioneering meteorologist James Glaisher (Eddie Redmayne) to advance human knowledge of the weather and fly higher than anyone in history. While breaking records and advancing scientific discovery, their voyage to the very edge of existence helps the unlikely pair find their place in the world they have left far below them. But they face physical and emotional challenges in the thin air, as the ascent becomes a fight for survival.

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(Rated PG-13 for some peril and thematic elements) | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 December 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Aeronauts See more »

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones actually flew in the hot air balloon seen within the film to roughly 8,000 feet, realistically replicating the James Glaisher and Henry Coxwell flight that happened on 5th September 1862. See more »


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The Aeronauts Waltz
Written by Jack Arnold
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Saw it in Telluride.
3 September 2019 | by lieberman8715See all my reviews

This is a must see in the theater. It's stunning. Both visually and from a performance perspective. Everything is A+ and the bonus is that it's good for the whole family. Felicity is doing things you've never seen her do before and Eddie is fantastic. Wonderful supporting cast but the achievement is how tense and giant in scope the movie is while seemingly confined in a small space.


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